Minnesota loses bid for 2023 World's Fair; Argentina wins instead

Minnesota loses bid for 2023 World's Fair; Argentina wins instead

City officials may decide to turn back the former farm acreage, which it had agreed to purchase, to the family that owns it.
West Metro
November 16

Minnetonka business park sold for $18.6 million and could get taproom

Business park in Minnetonka is being rebranded.
West Metro
November 15

Charge: MOA ride operator molests woman after she was buckled in

The alleged assault occurred Sunday and with her son along on the ride, according to the prosecution.
West Metro
November 14

Minneapolis school bus driver accused of raping sex worker in Bloomington hotel

A Minneapolis school bus driver is accused of raping a prostitute at knife point in a Bloomington hotel room. The sex worker told police that…
West Metro
November 14
Spruce Shadows Farm, the last working farm in Bloomington could possib...

Minnesota's team gears up for World's Fair decision vote

The Twin Cities is one of three worldwide finalists to host Expo 2023, to be decided by vote Wednesday in Paris.
Celebrities
November 14

Actor James Woods takes aim at Mall of America with racially charged tweet

He posted the tweet Monday, and some say it is inciting hate and fear.
West Metro
November 14

Charges: MOA stabber cut one of 2 victims 'to the bone'

The victims are brothers from Minneapolis who were shopping at Macy's with other family members.
West Metro
November 14

86th Street bridge over I-35W in Bloomington opens this morning

It's been seven months since commuters have been able to cross the 86th Street bridge over I-35W in Bloomington. That will change Tuesday.
Music
November 13
Three of Prince's heirs filed a petition last month to remove Comerica as special administrator for his estate, but the bank is pushing back against their claims.

Bank managing Prince's estate punches back against heirs

Bank has filed documents countering claims by heirs that it has cost the estate millions.
West Metro
November 13

Crystal man killed by shot to head from police, medical examiner says

Identities of the officers involved have yet to be disclosed.
West Metro
November 13

Resident killed in Robbinsdale fire is identified

The blaze broke out Saturday night. No one else was in the home at the time.
West Metro
November 13

2 in critical condition after being hit while standing on I-35W

A teen and an adult were in critical condition Sunday after they were run over while standing on a slick Bloomington interstate. The driver who struck them is suspected of being under the influence of alcohol.
West Metro
November 12

Family IDs man fatally shot by police in his Crystal home

Reportedly despondent man shot at officers.
West Metro
November 12

West metro news briefs: Innovative Hennepin County recycling program gets award

Hennepin County’s Zero Waste Challenge received the Green Project Award from the Recycling Association of Minnesota at its annual conference in October. The award recognizes…
West Metro
November 11

Man killed in Robbinsdale house fire

Neighbors reported flames coming out the front windows just before 9 p.m.
South Metro
November 11

3 hurt, 2 of them seriously, in multivehicle crash on I-35W in Bloomington

Two people were seriously injured in a multiple-vehicle car crash Friday night in Bloomington, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
National
November 11

Prosecutors: No charges for Mankato officer who shot teacher

Prosecutors said Saturday that a police officer in the southern Minnesota city of Mankato will not face charges for fatally shooting a school teacher during a violent encounter last year.
West Metro
November 11

After 3 years, Minnetonka burial mound restoration reaches completion

Cooperation helps to heal wounds over cultural site.
West Metro
November 11

Prince estate accuses Roc Nation of illegally streaming artist's music

In the latest in a long string of legal actions involving Prince's estate, his heirs are accusing Roc Nation of using a fraudulent contract to…
West Metro
November 11

West metro police blotter, Nov. 12

CARVER OCT. 15 Theft. Two 16-year-old boys were cited for theft after they were caught shoplifting at Mills Fleet Farm, 1935 Levi Griffin Road. EDINA…
West Metro
November 10
Hennepin County Commissioner Linda Higgins

Higgins says she won't seek re-election to Hennepin County Board

Hennepin County Commissioner Linda Higgins announced Friday that she won't run for re-election next year and plans to retire when her term ends in January 2019.